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FHC Supplies Protective Guards, PPE

April 8, 2020

Frameless Hardware Co. is manufacturing free-standing glass guards, which do not require mounting holes.

Non-COVID-19 News You Might Have Missed

April 7, 2020

In the previous month, numerous glass and glazing companies announced new hires, launched new product innovations, opened new locations and more—news that might have been overlooked amid the flurry of news and updates regarding COVID-19. This article presents a compilation of non-coronavirus glass and glazing industry news.

FeneTech Plans Free Virtual User Conference

April 7, 2020

From Window + Door

FeneTech Inc. will offer its customers a virtual user conference after canceling its annual user conference due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

C.R. Laurence Shares Updated Coronavirus Response

April 7, 2020

From Window + Door

C.R. Laurence shared the following letter about its ongoing response to COVID-19.

Former AGC Glass Europe CEO Philippe Bodson Dies of COVID-19

April 7, 2020

Philippe Bodson, former CEO of AGC Glass Europe, passed away on April 4 as a result of the coronavirus at the age of 75. 

Co-operation Negotiations in Glaston's Finnish Units End

April 6, 2020

Glaston’s co-operation negotiations concerning temporary layoffs in the company’s units in Finland have ended, according to a company release.

Binswanger Glass Installs Glass Guards for Essential Businesses

April 6, 2020

Binswanger Glass is installing temporary glass sneeze guards in several business in Topeka, Lawrence and Manhattan, Kansas, according to reporting on wibw.com.

Dodge Momentum Index Eases Back in March

April 6, 2020

The Dodge Momentum Index declined by a scant 0.6 percent in March to 146.5 (2000=100) from the revised February reading of 147.4. 

OSHA Issues Guidance on Respiratory Protection

April 6, 2020

From Window + Door

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued interim enforcement guidance to all employers to help combat supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators. The guidance goes into effect immediately and will remain in effect until further notice.

Map of Essential Construction Mandates

April 3, 2020

Architect Magazine developed a state tracker, breaking down which states deem construction as essential, non-essential, or do not provide any current guidance.